Wake County contracts all on site HHW labor Converted from “event” format in 2009
HHW operations began in 1994 Provides HHW Staffing to: Wake County (2 sites) City of Durham Mecklenburg County (4 sites) City of Greensboro & Guilford County Single Day Events:>25 events per year
Primary Materials Handled: Flammable Liquids Pesticides Bulbs Batteries Cleaners & Solvents (Acids & Bases) Auto Fluids Mercury related materials and debris AND
PAINT !!!!!!!! Latex Paint Oil Based Paint Paint Related Materials (caulks, putties, etc.) Paint & Paint Related Materials can account for 60% to 70% of the materials collected.
PAINT Recycling Latex Paint Used Paint blended into new consumer paint Blended into Posi-Shell as a beneficial re-use for Alternative Daily Cover (ADC) Oil Based Paint Oil based paint is poured up, bulked and fuel blended known as a Waste To Energy (WTE) process.
Developing a PAINT Recycling Program Regulatory Considerations Quality Assurance Program (separating oil based from Latex) Working with NC DENR Operational Consideration Following manufacturer’s guidance Maintaining a sufficient supply of paint Within or out of county paint supply
If you have any questions regarding a PAINT Recycling Program, please give me a call. Pat Grogan HHW Program Manager ECOFLO, Inc. Greensboro, NC 336-706-0099